Core Program 3 - Gender & Life Skills Development

The sub-components of the Gender & Life Skills Development Program are:

      • Integrated Life Skill Education
      • User-Friendly Service Promotion
      • Male Female Engagement Promotion
      • HIV/AIDS & STD Prevention Education The specific objectives of the Gender & Life Skills Development Program are:
  • To enhance the knowledge, skill, and attitude of

adolescents & youth on HIV/AIDS, STDs, sexual and reproductive Gender issues

  • To prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, support and give priority for the victims of HIV/AIDS both at the program and organizational level
  • To make all programs HIV/AIDS sensitive
  • To enable adolescents & youth to make evidence-based and informed decisions with responsible choices regarding their sexual and reproductive Gender
  • To empower the local community and parents to initiate and bring a more sustainable change in positive behavior and practices of adolescents & youth towards sexual & reproductive Gender
  • To capacitate Gender service providers in improving user-friendly services
  • To promote Gender engagement
  • To empower women to claim their rights and fight against any form of gender-based discrimination and mistreatment
  • To encourage women to play an active role in DEC programs and among the community
  • To enforce the implementation of organizational gender policy at all levels

Goal 1:- To Enhance the Well-being of the Targeted Children Through Holistic Early Childhood Care and DevelopmentĀ  Support

Strategies:

  • Ensure that supporting Environment (School, community, and home) is in place to promote the holistic development of children.
  • Ensure that all targeted children receive ECCD, Gender, education, and skill training services.
  • Decrease the rate of school dropouts by providing support services like initiating IGA for families, study programs, tutorial classes, strengthening transition schools, using community resources and facilities.
  • Initiate & strengthen educational support programs for children with special needs & skills so that they will be able to pursue their education.
  • Give due attention to children in especially difficult circumstances (children with disabilities, HIV/AIDS orphans, etc.) in future programs.

Core Programs Components Goals & Strategies

Core Program - 1: Child Development

The components of the Child Development Program are:

    • Early Childhood Care & Development
    • Promotion of Quality Education
    • Promotion of Access to Education
    • Promotion of Child Safeguarding
    • Promotion of Education Emergency

The specific objectives of the Child Development Program are:

    • To improve the safeguarding of children from different kinds of abuse, neglect, and address the problems related to child development.
    • To enhance the role of parents or guardians in the improvement of care and development of children at an early age.
    • To enhance the development of the child through improving nutrition, hygiene & sanitation, education, and Gender status.
    • To improve the academic performance of low achiever students to enhance creativity and talent.
    • To improve access to quality education for marginalized and disadvantaged children.
    • To enhance girlsā€™ equal participation and competence beyond secondary school.
  • To improve hygiene & sanitation, and Genderstatus of target school children.
  • To enhance the five pillars of the star school model (parents & community involvement, learning environment, learning & teaching, innovation & integration, education leadership & management). To achieve these objectives the following two goals and appropriate strategies are developed.

Program Goals & Strategies

In the coming five years, DEC continues with its aspiration of becoming a strong and dynamic civil society organization that effectively and tangibly contributes to the growth, development, and well being of its target communities with their active participation. The realization of DECā€™s vision requires the identification, design, and implementation of relevant program interventions that are consistent with its organizational mission. In the coming five years, FSCE aspires to become a strong and dynamic NGO that effectively and tangibly contributes to the growth, development, and well being of its target communities with their active participation. The realization of FSCEā€™s vision requires the identification, design, and implementation of relevant program interventions that are consistent with its organizational mission.

Overall Program Goal:

To design & implement sustainable development programs to

address the social and economic problems of target groups. Objective:

  • To strengthen program management (design; planning; implementation; reporting, monitoring, evaluation & learning) systems.
  • To improve program management efficiency & effectiveness through well designed & economical location of the area & project offices.
  • To address the socio-economic challenges of marginalized/ underserved target groups.
  • To build the capacity of target institutions at the grassroots level. Program Strategies:
  • Develop a program management policy and procedure guideline.
  • Define program intervention (area, program & target group phase in and phase out) strategy.

Define the area/project office establishment and location criteria/ strategy.